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EA-6B Prowler EW/ECM aircraft

Country of Origin: USA


The EA-6B is a modified A-6 Intruder attack aircraft design with significantly more electronic warfare (EW)/electronic countermeasures (ECM) capability than the earlier EA-6A variant. With the retirement of the U.S. Air Force's EF-111 Ravens, Prowlers acquired sole responsibility for tactical EW missions for both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force.

The EA-6B layout resembles that of the A-6, but has a 4-ft 6-in (1.37-m) longer fuselage to accommodate two more crew members. The...

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